The Concept of "Family" in Russian and German Language Pictures of the World



Abstract: the article considers the concept “family” in the Russian and German language world views. Also, it reveals the core differences and similarities of the universal cultural concept. The author of the article studies the semantics of the concept “family” and, moreover, the contextual meanings of the concept based on the proverbs of Russian and German.

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Keywords: concept, family, world view, Russian language world view, German language world view

Journal rubric: Chronicles of Scientific Life


For citation: Kiseleva I.D. The Concept of "Family" in Russian and German Language Pictures of the World [Elektronnyi resurs]. Âzyk i tekst = Language and Text, 2019. Vol. 6, no. 4, pp. 90–95. DOI: 10.17759/langt.2019060413. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Irina D. Kiseleva, Master student of the Department «Linguodidactic and Intercultural Communication», Institute «Foreign Languages, Modern Communication and Management» of Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:



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